If you ever wanted to know what gets talked about in a post-Newport Folk Fest car ride back to Brooklyn, this is the post for you. 607 more words
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Mavis Staples and band with help from Norah Jones and Taylor Goldsmith performs the Bands song “The Weight” at the Newport Folk Festival last Sunday with a mixture of Gospel Country and Blues close to an unforgettable performance celebrating her 75th birthday.
Mavis Staples’ birthday celebration set in Newport, which culminated Sunday and included appearances by legendary Wilco leader Jeff Tweedy, indie pop group Lucius and loads of others, was just as unforgettable as everyone expected. 546 more words
Opening Day at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival was loaded with great moments, but there is no question about the most memorable one of the day. 272 more words